Archive for November, 2012

Mexico’s Gulf drug cartel has allegedly joined up with an unlikely ally to bring illegal drugs, including methamphetamine, over the border and into Texas. The link between the cartel and the white supremacist prison gang and organized crime group, the Aryan Brotherhood, reveals that Mexican drug trafficking organizations have expanded their business networks into the […]

Fifteen defendants from Springdale were sentenced to a combined 77 years in prison Thursday for a massive Northwest Arkansas drug trafficking scheme. Multiple state and local law enforcement agencies have been carrying out Operation La Pantera Negra over the last two years, prosecuting 31 suspects over that time frame. Authorities have seized 118 pounds of […]

Mom made teen hold meth during police stop

Posted: 30th November 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

PHOENIX (CBS5) – A woman made her 16-year-old daughter hold an ounce of methamphetamine during a police traffic stop in the Valley on Wednesday, officers said. Nereyda Campana, 33, was pulled over for a violation in the 13,000 block of Interstate 17. Campana said she had her teenage daughter hold the meth for her during […]

INDEPENDENCE – Two Independence men were arrested for methamphetamine manufacturing or related charges after a two-month undercover operation, according to Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff Daniel Edwards. Kerry Thomas was NOT charged with the narcotics offense of manufacturing methamphetamines, as previous reported by the Tangipahoa Parish Sheriff’s spokesman Dawn Panepinto. Thomas is not a resident of either […]

LOUISVILLE (WATE) – A new TBI toxicology report shows the driver blamed in a head-on crash that killed a Maryville teen had drugs in his system. Amelia Keown, 16, died in August. The report says John Perkins, the driver who hit her, had a level of Oxycodone in his system that was close to toxic. […]

PALM CITY — Four people were arrested in a joint federal-local crackdown on a methamphetamine lab on Thursday morning at a home in the 4400 block of Southwest Ranchwood Road. Members of the Martin County Sheriff’s Office and the federal Drug Enforcement Agency served a search warrant on the house at about 10:30 a.m. and […]

Three people are in custody after a traffic stop in Lacey’s Spring Thursday resulted in Morgan County Sheriff’s deputies finding marijuana and methamphetamine. Sheriff Ana Franklin said that deputies stopped a vehicle for a traffic violation on Hwy 36 near Lacey’s Spring on Thur., Nov. 29. Lauren Ashley Duenas Paul Raymond Redifer A law enforcement […]

 47-year-old Belleville man was charged with four felonies for allegedly manufacturing methamphetamine out of the trailer where he resided. St. Clair County State’s Attorney Brendan Kelly’s office charged Charles J. Belfield Tuesday with the following: aggravated participation in methamphetamine manufacturing, participation in methamphetamine manufacturing, unlawful possession of methamphetamine manufacturing materials and unlawful possession of methamphetamines, […]

A 28-year old Vallejo woman visiting her two young children in Napa was arrested at around 2 p.m. Wednesday on suspicion of being under the influence of drugs and for possessing suspected methamphetamine and a pipe, according to an arrest summary from the City of Napa Police Department.  Officers responded to a call from family […]

CLAYTON — Two adults have been arrested and a 4-year-old child turned over to the Johnston County Department of Social Services after deputies found an “active” and dangerous methamphetamine lab Tuesday at a home in Clayton. Acting on a tip that methamphetamine was being produced at the 150 Loop Road residence, sheriff’s deputies had been […]

A man on probation was arrested Wednesday during a 10:20 p.m. traffic stop on Flosden Road near Corcoran Avenue on suspicion of drug possession, according to American Canyon police. The 1993 green Ford Escort had no operable headlights, according to police. Police found a small amount of suspected methamphetamine in the car, Chief Jean Donaldson […]

Jailed methamphetamine dealer lost drugs

Posted: 30th November 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

A methamphetamine addict’s drug deals were so chaotic drugs were lost and amounts owing were not kept track of, a judge has been told. In Wellington District Court today Geoffrey John Hooper was sentenced to three years three months’ jail. Hooper, 43 and unemployed, now realised he was getting too old to lead the kind […]

Two Carson City sisters, 12 and 14, were having trouble at home. They sought solace in the arms of a 22-year-old Reno gang member, nicknamed “Joker,” who told them each he loved them, bought them food and drove them around town, they testified Wednesday. The girls had sex with Hugo Sanchez, too, with the older […]

FRIENDSWOOD — A Houston man was arrested at a Friendswood grocery store and charged with possession of child pornography as well as methamphetamine, synthetic marijuana and Valium. Officers from Galveston County Precinct 8, Texas Department of Public Safety and Friendswood Police Department served a Galveston County arrest warrant to 27-year-old Jesse Andrew Burton in the […]

BAY COUNTY, FL (CBS ATLANTA) – Two suspects arrested in Florida buying methamphetamine in Atlanta and distributing it in South Georgia and the Florida Panhandle. The Bay County Sheriff’s Office arrested Shaunder Grace, 39, and Octavius Weston, 30, of Panama City, FL after a month-long investigation.   Narcotic agents attempted to take Grace and Weston […]

Bartlesville Woman Arrested On Meth Charges

Posted: 29th November 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

A $25,000 bond has been set for a Bartlesville woman who allegedly was caught hiding illegal drugs. 33-year old Amanda Marie Veley is charged with possession of methamphetamine with the intent to distribute and possession of paraphernalia. Bartlesville police were watching the area of Willow Park Drive south of Hazel due to several recent residential […]

Chemical odor leads police to meth lab

Posted: 29th November 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized
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Davenport police sniffing around the west end of town late Tuesday smelled a strong chemical odor coming from a garage at 1947 Dixwell St., according to police reports. Officers checked the garage and located materials used to manufacture methamphetamine, police said. John M. Petre       John M. Petre, 43, who lives at the […]

PHILADELPHIA — More than two dozen people face charges in a $3.5 million crystal methamphetamine trafficking network that stretched from Mexico to Pennsylvania, prosecutors announced Wednesday. The drugs came from Mexico and were moved across the border in Texas, authorities said, with as much as a pound of drugs transported into Reading and Philadelphia every […]

GREENVILLE — Methamphetamine-related crimes are on the rise in Montcalm County, and law enforcement officials are racing to keep up with the addicts turned criminals. Montcalm County Sheriff Bill Barnwell said his officers have been working closely with the Central Michigan Enforcement Team (CMET) and the Greenville Department of Public Safety in light of an […]

Meth lab at law office; attorney charged

Posted: 29th November 2012 by Doc in Uncategorized

WAYLAND, Mich. (AP) — A West Michigan attorney is facing drug-related charges after police say they found a methamphetamine lab at a law office. State police say 35-year-old Patrick Burson of Wayland turned himself in Wednesday at the Allegan County sheriff’s department and was arraigned in 57th District Court. Charges include four counts of operating/maintaining […]

One of three suspects in a large federal drug case, which allegedly smuggled methamphetamine to Guam hidden in a box of teddy bears, has confessed to her crimes in a plea agreement. Monica Leasiolagi has offered to plead guilty to conspiracy to distribute more than 500 grams of methamphetamine, or “ice,” according to District Court […]

A food service manager is expected to plead guilty Dec. 15 to dealing methamphetamine out of Vancouver’s El Rancho Viejo Family Restaurant. Ramon Lopez-Guitron, 45, appeared today in Clark County Superior Judge Daniel Stahnke’s courtroom for a scheduled guilty plea, but the plea was delayed to allow the defense time to complete paperwork. El Rancho […]

Drug use in motels is nothing new to Humboldt County. “Normal day: 5 to 10 complaints,” said Lieutenant Wayne Hanson. “Honestly, do we get to all of them, no.” Hanson is part of the Humboldt County Drug Task Force and says they react on complaints—but since this happens often, it all depends on the severity. […]

The 36-year-old Ypsilanti Township man arrested in October after police say they caught him cooking methamphetamine in the front seat of a Mustang convertible was arraigned on drug charges in the matter Tuesday.   Jeremy Bryant Jeremy David Bryant was charged with maintaining a methamphetamine lab, delivery or manufacture and possession of methamphetamine for the […]

ST. LUCIE COUNTY — A 38-year-old man was arrested Monday after St. Lucie County Sheriff’s investigators found methamphetamine in the beginning stages of production in his shed on Edwards Road, according to an affidavit and a report released Tuesday. Roger Dale Greeley was arrested on a felony manufacture methamphetamine within 1,000 feet of a school […]